Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Docker
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 53 102
Rank change year-on-year -48 +49 +42
Contract jobs citing Docker 70 195 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.78% 3.76% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 12.07% 30.71% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 138 63
Scotland median daily rate £475 £544 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.64% +31.82% +4.43%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £323
90th Percentile £613 £700 £575
UK median daily rate £544 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -20.45% -

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 580 635 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.76% 12.23% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 367 288
Scotland median daily rate £390 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £123 £130 £148
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 30
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.17 £10.34
90th Percentile £48.10 £44.27 £35.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +4.76%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 32 £450 +11.11% 27
Edinburgh -39 31 £475 -30.91% 29
Aberdeen - 1 £350 - 2
Stirling - 1 £500 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £390 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £550 -
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Docker.

1 43 (61.43%) Java
2 38 (54.29%) DevOps
3 37 (52.86%) Jenkins
4 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 36 (51.43%) Python
5 34 (48.57%) AWS
6 28 (40.00%) Azure
7 27 (38.57%) Kubernetes
8 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (35.71%) Spring
9 25 (35.71%) React
9 25 (35.71%) Microservices
10 24 (34.29%) CSS
11 23 (32.86%) HTML
12 20 (28.57%) Spring Boot
13 19 (27.14%) Ansible
13 19 (27.14%) OpenShift
14 18 (25.71%) NoSQL
15 17 (24.29%) Node.js
15 17 (24.29%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (24.29%) Java 8
16 16 (22.86%) Public Sector
16 16 (22.86%) REST
17 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
17 15 (21.43%) Scrum
17 15 (21.43%) MongoDB
17 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
18 14 (20.00%) Kanban
18 14 (20.00%) Finance
19 12 (17.14%) TDD

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.71%) Apache
2 7 (10.00%) nginx
3 3 (4.29%) Alfresco
3 3 (4.29%) Anypoint
4 2 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) AWS
2 28 (40.00%) Azure
3 19 (27.14%) OpenShift
4 9 (12.86%) Serverless
5 8 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (11.43%) GCP
6 5 (7.14%) Apigee
6 5 (7.14%) SaaS
7 3 (4.29%) AWS CodeCommit
7 3 (4.29%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 3 (4.29%) GitHub
7 3 (4.29%) IaaS
7 3 (4.29%) Slack
8 2 (2.86%) Datadog
8 2 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (2.86%) Kong
8 2 (2.86%) PaaS
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) NoSQL
2 17 (24.29%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.71%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.71%) MySQL
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) Aerospike
6 2 (2.86%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.86%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.86%) Redis
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.43%) Big Data
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 37 (52.86%) Jenkins
2 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.86%) JIRA
3 9 (12.86%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.14%) Gradle
5 4 (5.71%) Maven
6 3 (4.29%) JUnit
6 3 (4.29%) Mockito
6 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.29%) webpack
7 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.86%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (22.86%) Public Sector
2 14 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (65.71%) Developer
2 24 (34.29%) Senior Developer
3 21 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 19 (27.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Python Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (7.14%) React Developer
10 3 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) MuleSoft Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (4.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) React
1 25 (35.71%) Spring
2 24 (34.29%) CSS
3 23 (32.86%) HTML
4 20 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 17 (24.29%) Node.js
6 16 (22.86%) REST
7 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.14%) Flask
9 11 (15.71%) Redux
10 10 (14.29%) Vue.js
11 9 (12.86%) RESTful
12 8 (11.43%) .NET
12 8 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (8.57%) GraphQL
14 5 (7.14%) Kafka
14 5 (7.14%) Web Services
15 4 (5.71%) HTML5
15 4 (5.71%) Spring Security
16 3 (4.29%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) DevOps
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Microservices
4 15 (21.43%) Scrum
5 14 (20.00%) Kanban
6 12 (17.14%) TDD
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.86%) SOA
10 8 (11.43%) Analytics
10 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
10 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.00%) BDD
11 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (8.57%) Requirements Management
13 5 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) Java
2 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
2 36 (51.43%) Python
3 17 (24.29%) Java 8
4 11 (15.71%) SQL
5 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.43%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.14%) Perl
8 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.29%) Go
9 3 (4.29%) Groovy
10 2 (2.86%) C#
11 1 (1.43%) C
11 1 (1.43%) ES6
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.43%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (38.57%) Kubernetes
2 19 (27.14%) Ansible
3 8 (11.43%) Terraform
4 5 (7.14%) Puppet
5 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.86%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.86%) Consul
6 2 (2.86%) Nagios
6 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.43%) Kibana
7 1 (1.43%) Mesos
7 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Google
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) WSO2
6 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.86%) CA
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) F5
6 2 (2.86%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.86%) New Relic
6 2 (2.86%) Splunk
7 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.43%) Progress
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter